BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of former Rutgers outfielder Tom Marcinczyk. He joins Somerset after concluding his collegiate career at Rutgers University earlier this year.

In his senior season at Rutgers, Marcinczyk played in 52 games and hit .274 with seven home runs, 29 runs batted in, and 32 runs scored while hitting in the middle of the Rutgers’ lineup. Marcinczyk also recorded 10 doubles and three triples while stealing eight bases as the team’s every day right fielder.

The Middlesex, NJ native was been named both a 2016 and 2017 All-Big Ten Academic Team Member, a 2016 Pre-Season Big Ten Player to Watch, and a 2015 All-Big Ten Third Team Member throughout his four-year collegiate career. 

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Prior to committing to Rutgers, Marcinczyk helped guide Middlesex High School to a Group 1 State Championship in 2013. Marcinczyk batted .506 throughout his high school career, leaving Middlesex as their all-time leader in hits (164). On the mound, the lefty still holds the school record for wins as a pitcher (27).

Marcinczyk is active for tonight’s game against the New Britain Bees this weekend.

Tickets to the 2017 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford, which includes the team’s 20th Anniversary, are on sale now. For more information, stop by the ballpark, call 908-252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.